As a devoted fan of this series (this is the 11th volume), I can report that this year's anthology of 32 selections might be the best yet. High school students from 826Michigan and 826 Valencia, parts of
Don't look for famous writers doing their usual thing. Mona Simpson's "Transcription of a Eulogy," her talk at the service for her brother,
In addition to bits — text messages, committee minutes — from the
And if you're not sold yet, consider this: the "Best American Tweets Responding to the
— Elizabeth Taylor, literary editor
"The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012"
Edited by Dave Eggers